Jawed Naqvi

A sense of history would help

A sense of history would help

The trouble ahead for Rahul will be that he has so far been applauded in the friendlier states. Updated 20 Sep, 2022 09:19am
Is India-Pakistan peace around?

Is India-Pakistan peace around?

If the horse befriends the grass, it could face starvation. Hatred for Pakistan has been an article of faith with Hindutva. Updated 13 Sep, 2022 09:33am
As Bond saw Kennedy’s appeal

As Bond saw Kennedy’s appeal

A Congress leader quit the party the other day, not the first in a flurry of departures in recent years. Published 06 Sep, 2022 10:28am
The masses bringing change?

The masses bringing change?

It could be crucial that while ushering in a new party chief, Congress leaders also define what they meant when they called for Published 30 Aug, 2022 08:23am
The colonial school curriculum

The colonial school curriculum

How one reads the past can depend on diverse factors, including early tuitions at home and from the pulpit. Updated 16 Aug, 2022 10:05am
The Indian Muslim dilemma

The Indian Muslim dilemma

The post-1947 dilemmas present in the minds of India’s Muslims and wonders as to what Gandhi would have thought of them today. Updated 14 Aug, 2022 11:41am
The Indian Muslim Dilemma

The Indian Muslim Dilemma

The post-1947 dilemmas present in the minds of India’s Muslims today and ironically wonders as to what Jinnah, Gandhi and Nehru... Updated 14 Aug, 2022 11:20am
War or peace, truth suffers

War or peace, truth suffers

Peacetime is no longer a safe sanctuary for the ill-fated truth against being exchanged for something more expedient. Updated 09 Aug, 2022 10:59am
The fight to save the earth

The fight to save the earth

Despite all the differences, the common spirit and struggle of indigenous people all over the world was familiar and inspiring. Published 02 Aug, 2022 08:10am
Message from Sri Lanka

Message from Sri Lanka

The country is in a serious quandary today and does not have the emotional wherewithal to deal with the IMF’s conditionality. Updated 19 Jul, 2022 09:40am
The political menu of food

The political menu of food

Are people who kill people in a riot or a massacre vegetarians or meat eaters? It is probably the wrong question to pose. Published 14 Jul, 2022 07:29am
Fight is on for a just world

Fight is on for a just world

Let’s not ignore too virtual absence of Muslims from struggles in India on issues that may not seem to involve them as community. Updated 05 Jul, 2022 08:58am
A warning to rights activists

A warning to rights activists

It took India’s supreme court less than a decade to swap its views about Prime Minister Modi’s governance style. Updated 28 Jun, 2022 09:40am
To shun the poisoned chalice

To shun the poisoned chalice

Muslims have been waging bitter wars against fellow Muslims, their current quarry being Yemen. Updated 14 Jun, 2022 09:06am